In this case “reserva” equals heavily oaked, and the nose exhibits a bit too much toast and popcorn. The palate is also pretty woody but it's salvaged by baked apple, lemon and pecan flavors. Finishes slightly grabby, with some peach flavor and a hint of resin.
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.